The Economics, Technology and Neuroscience of Human Capability Formation
28 Pages Posted: 3 Jul 2007 Last revised: 23 Jul 2010
Date Written: June 2007
This paper begins the synthesis of two currently unrelated literatures: the human capital approach to health economics and the economics of cognitive and noncognitive skill formation. A lifecycle investment framework is the foundation for understanding the origins of human inequality and for devising policies to reduce it.
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